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2 persons killed, as Armed robbers invaded Kwara Community

Two persons were killed on Tuesday night when suspected armed robbers invaded Okeode in Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state.

Nigeriacrime.com gathered that residents of Okeode in Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state are now living under palpable since the incident.

According to a resident, Iya Aliyah who spoke about the incident: “Around 7 pm tonight, Fulani men numbering 6 stormed the town in gestapo manner on a bike, attacked and attempted to Kidnap a popular commercial POS operator, who escaped being kidnapped by the whiskers.

“While trying to prevent their targeted victim from escaping, the Kidnappers shot sporadically and in the ensuing melee, a trader named Iya Niyi from Aleye compound was hit by a stray bullet and died on the spot.

“The town’s hunter gave the Kidnappers hot chase, exchanged gunfire with them and in the ensuing gun battle, one of the assailants a teenager was gunned down” she said.

“As I’m speaking with you, the local hunters are still in pursuit of the suspects, they’re combing the surrounding forest” she added.

Contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ejire Adetoun Adeyemi, confirmed the incident.

The Police Spokesperson however branded the attackers as armed robbers, saying that that is what whoever is all out to dispossess innocent people of their hard-earned money is.

” I just confirmed from the area that a popular POS Operator identified as AbdulRahman Mohammed near the market was attacked by these people and was disposed of a large amount of money.

“They tried to escape by scaring people away after the robbery with indiscriminate gun shootings but the local hunters and the police in the area confront them.

“One woman was killed by their stray bullet while one of them was also killed by the combined efforts of the police and the local hunters.

“We have returned normalcy to the area while efforts by the local hunters and the police are ongoing to arrest the fleeing robbers.”She said.

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